intervenient

[in-ter-veen-yuh nt]

adjective

intervening, as in place, time, order, or action.
incidental; extraneous.

noun

a person who intervenes.

Origin of intervenient

1595–1605; < Latin intervenient- (stem of interveniēns) coming between, present participle of intervenīre. See intervene, -ent
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